Colorado Billionaire To Add 'Hedgie' To Resume

Jan 26 2006 | 7:41pm ET

Thirty-year-old entrepreneur Jared Polis, who has been called one of the richest young Americans, is reportedly readying to launch his own hedge fund. According to an article in the Rocky Mountain News, Polis, along with Joel Citron, expect to launch the fund in the second quarter with $100-200 million in assets under management.

Polis’ office referred phone calls to Citron, who declined to comment on the new venture.

Colorado-native Polis recently sold online retailer Provide Commerce, formerly known as ProFlowers.com, to Liberty Media for $477 million. In 1999, he sold online greeting card publisher BlueMountain.com to Exite@Home for $780 million. 


In Depth

The Benefits Of Private Debt Investing

May 7 2015 | 10:43am ET

Jeffrey Haas is chief operating officer of Old Hill Partners Inc., an SEC-registered...

Lifestyle

Yale Receives $150 Million Gift from Blackstone’s Schwarzman

May 12 2015 | 12:10am ET

Yale University announced it has received a $150 million gift from Blackstone Group...

Guest Contributor

How To Generate 6% Yield In A Volatile World

May 22 2015 | 6:41am ET

Private credit comes in many different flavors, all with the common themes of over...

 

Editor's Note